Item Info

Item No: mca1821121
Additional Title: Psalter
Script: Bastarda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 112r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: The Holy Trinity with the Devil as a Footstool
Notes: This miniature begins Psalm 109, marking one of the eight major liturgical divisions of the Psalms. The strange iconography of the miniature comes directly from the first verse of the Psalm: "The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand until I make thy enemies thy footstool."

The style of illumination in this manuscript is typical of what is known as the "Golden Age" of Flemish illumination, a period that extended from ca. 1470 to about ca. 1560.
Notes: Two identifiable artists worked on this manuscript: the Psalm illustrations are by a follower of Masters of the Golden Fleece, and the Canticle illustrations are by the Master of Edward IV.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1542268
Country: Country:Flanders

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 276 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 182
Creator Name: Masters of the Golden Fleece, follower - Artist